1995 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

The 1995 FIBA Americas Championship for Women, was the third FIBA Americas Championship for Women regional basketball championship held by FIBA Americas, which also served as Americas qualifier for the 1996 Summer Olympics, granting berths to the champion and runner-up. It was held in Canada between June 22 and June 29, 1995. Five national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA Americas, the sport's regional governing body. The city of Hamilton hosted the tournament. Canada won their first title after defeating hosts Cuba in the final.

FIBA Americas Cup
for Women 1995
3rd FIBA American Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationCanada
DatesJune 22–29
Teams5
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Canada
(1st title)
1993
1997 >

FormatEdit

  • The preliminary stage consisted of a single round-robin group. The top four teams advanced to the knockout semifinals, where the winners qualified directly to the 1996 Summer Olympics. The winners from the semifinals competed for the championship. There was no third place game.

First roundEdit

Advanced to the semifinals
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Cuba 4 4 0 383 228 +155 8
  Canada 4 3 1 353 213 +140 7
  Puerto Rico 4 2 2 229 303 −74 6
  Argentina 4 1 3 214 307 −93 5
  Chile 4 0 4 209 337 −128 4
Argentina   48–67   Puerto Rico
Scoring by half: 25–25, 23–42
Chile   42–91   Canada
Scoring by half: 20–44, 22–47
Cuba   94–61   Argentina
Scoring by half: 50–21, 44–40
Puerto Rico   46–97   Canada
Scoring by half: 28–42, 18–55
Argentina   66–64   Chile
Scoring by half: 39–36, 27–28
Puerto Rico   43–96   Cuba
Scoring by half: 24–44, 19–52
Chile   62–73   Puerto Rico
Scoring by half: 27–32, 35–41
Canada   83–86   Cuba
Scoring by half: 43–48, 40–38
Canada   82–39   Argentina
Scoring by half: 39–25, 43–14
Cuba   107–41   Chile
Scoring by half: 62–17, 45–24

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Cuba90
 
 
 
  Argentina32
 
  Cuba73
 
 
 
  Canada80
 
  Canada70
 
 
  Puerto Rico41
 

SemifinalsEdit

Cuba   90–32   Argentina
Scoring by half: 42–12, 48–20
Canada   70–41   Puerto Rico
Scoring by half: 33–19, 37–22

FinalEdit

Cuba   73–80   Canada
Scoring by half: 45–32, 28–48

Final standingsEdit

Qualified for the 1996 Summer Olympics
Rank Team Record
    Canada 5–1
    Cuba 5–1
    Puerto Rico 2–3
4   Argentina 1–4
5   Chile 0–4

External linksEdit